1819.004: Bill on Criminal Proceedings against Free Persons, with amendments.
Full Title: [Bill, with amendments, to reduce into one act the several acts concerning the method of proceeding against free persons charged with certain crimes, declaring the mode of proceeding on Indictments, Informations, and Prosecutions on Penal Statutes, and for preventing vexatious and malicious prosecutions, and moderating amercements].
Author: Virginia. General Assembly.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie
Title here taken from House journal; item is part of Revisal of the Laws, in which individual statutes included in the collection were rewritten and reorganized, as here; statute being drafted here became Chap. 169 of the Revised Code of 1819. No copy known extant; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was ordered on January 9, 1819, to print 250 copies of this bill for the use of the Assembly, so the attribution here to the partnership then conducting Ritchie's press.
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